Connect to a rewarding career as an electrical
worker in residences or commercial properties. This program teaches
the required entry-level skills to prepare you for eventual advancement
to journeyman or master electrician and excellent earnings.
Trained electrical workers are needed everywhere you look: to
maintain, repair and install systems in homes, office buildings,
factories and other structures. Job opportunities are expected
to remain very good.
Among the topics covered are: DC/AC theories;
proper selection and use of power and hand tools used in the trade;
use of blueprints; National Electrical Code (NEC) in-depth study;
wiring techniques; electrical maintenance procedures. The courses
offer a significant amount of hands-on training. Approximately
60-70 percent of training experience will be through hands-on
situations in the lab and through actual construction projects
with the emphasis placed on safety in the lab and on the project
Students enrolled in this program may be required to enroll in
basic skills training. This will be determined by their scores
on the entry-level test. Students should be advised by the instructor
or the program manager before enrolling in courses. For information
*VPI 0100 Reading
*VPI 0200 Mathematical Skills
*VPI 0300 Language Skills
BCV 0600 DC Theory (150/5)
BCV 0601 AC Theory (150/5)
BCV 0629 Residential Wiring I (150/5)
BCV 0660 Commercial Wiring I (150/5)
*BCV 0631 NEC Review (150/5)
or **BCV 0930 Postsecondary Internship
BCV 0630 Residential Wiring II (150/5)
BCV 0661 Commercial Wiring II (150/5)
BCV 0662 Electrical Maintenance (150/5)
Total Credit Hours: 1200 contact hours/40
*Students who have satisfactory test scores
are not required to take these courses.
**See program advisor to assure proper course selection.
Estimated tuition* is $2,200. Estimated cost for books and materials
is $300. (*for Florida residents, as of 7/04).